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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose renewable fuel use requirements for 2018 as soon as this week, five sources told Reuters this week, and traders expect no changes to conventional targets and modest increases to biofuel volumes.
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2017-06-15 11:36:45
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Intervention ahead of Finkel review by CEO of one of Australia’s largest manufacturers comes as Tony Abbott warns an LET would be a ‘big mistake’One of Australia’s largest manufacturers, BlueScope Steel, has backed a proposal for a low emissions target (LET) as the best way to balance the objectives of affordable and reliable energy that meets emissions reduction targets
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2017-06-07 18:43:59
Sunday, June 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SEOUL (Reuters) - A proposed energy U-turn by South Korea's new government would put the environment at the center of energy policy, shifting one of the world's staunchest supporters of coal and nuclear power toward natural gas and renewables.
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2017-06-04 03:54:53
Wednesday, May 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
DALLAS (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday approved a proposal calling for the company to disclose the impact of compliance with global climate change guidelines on its business, an issue central to probes by two state attorneys general.
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2017-05-31 12:43:50
Wednesday, May 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed new rules on Wednesday for road charging systems across Europe, saying they must be based on distance to reflect the carbon footprint of cars and trucks.
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2017-05-31 08:08:41
Saturday, May 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The government must find a way to proceed with green energy projects while maintaining responsibility for its environmentFor anyone who has concerns about our environment and about humanity’s future in a rapidly heating world, the proposed construction of massive offshore windfarms in Scotland’s Firths of Forth and Tay poses a dilemma of some magnitude
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2017-05-20 18:04:38
Thursday, May 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Researchers from Harvard University, Princeton University and the Environmental Defense Fund proposed a new, more precise way to measure the effects of greenhouse gas emissions on Earth's climate in an article published on Thursday in the academic journal Science.
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2017-05-04 13:02:52
Thursday, May 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
KROONSTAD, South Africa (Reuters) - Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers is piloting a project to capture carbon in the rock from which diamonds are extracted to offset harmful emissions, the company said. As planet-warming carbon emissions rise globally, many countries have adopted or proposed a form of tax on emissions and companies in the mining and manufacturing sector are concerned that this will hit their future profits
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2017-05-04 11:01:59
Friday, April 21st, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission is to propose making cars, trucks, buses and vans pay higher road toll charges the more CO2 they emit as it seeks to cut road transport's carbon footprint, two EU officials said.
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2017-04-21 08:10:07
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists proposed on Thursday a legislative and economic framework to halve the world's carbon dioxide emissions every decade from 2020 and combat climate change, by issuing hefty penalties on carbon emitters.
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2017-03-23 13:03:29
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
A plan to halve carbon emissions every decade, while green energy continues to double every five years, provides a simple but rigorous roadmap to tackle climate change, scientists sayA new “carbon law”, modelled on Moore’s law in computing, has been proposed as a roadmap for beating climate change
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2017-03-23 13:00:10
Thursday, March 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday proposed a 31 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget, as the White House seeks to eliminate climate change programs and trim initiatives to protect air and water quality.
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2017-03-16 20:02:51
Thursday, March 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday proposed a 31 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget, as the White House seeks to eliminate climate change programs and trim initiatives to protect air and water quality.
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2017-03-16 12:40:55
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Thursday, March 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PM says plan would turn Snowy Hydro into energy storage system but Labor says proposal leaves unanswered questionsMalcolm Turnbull has used his expansion plans for the Snowy Hydro to try to outdo South Australia on battery storage, saying it would provide 20 times the capacity of the battery system proposed by the premier, Jay Weatherill
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2017-03-16 01:22:45
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration is proposing a 31 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget, eliminating its climate change programs and trimming back core initiatives aimed at protecting air and water quality, according to budget documents released on Thursday
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2017-03-15 23:27:40